iRacing.com – Mclaren MP4-12C GT3 Announced
iRacing.com has announced the newest addition to the lineup of cars in their online racing simulation as the Mclaren MP4-12C GT3 sports car will be available to subscribers in 2012.
iRacing’s partnership with Mclaren started in May when the online racing simulation gave their subscribers access to the ATLAS Express data analysis software developed by Mclaren. Now, iRacing subscribers will get their hands on a virtual version of the company’s newest sports car racer.
Powered by a 3.8 liter V8 bi-turbo engine, the MP4-12C is build to the FIA GT3 regulations based on the MP4-12C road car. The car made its competition debut in the British GT Championship earlier this year and went on to compete in various events, including the Spa 24 Hours race. The car became an instant success as all 20 cars built for the 2012 season have already been sold to customers.
The addition of the MP4-12C broadens iRacing sports car racing content, giving subscribers access to cars from all three major GT classes as the Mclaren joins the GT1-class Corvette C6.R and the Ford GT-R GT2 class car.